New Delhi. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson could not even open the account against Scotland in the T20 World Cup (T20 World Cup-2021). He was victimized by Safyan Sharif. In this match of the Super-12 stage in Dubai, Scotland won the toss and invited New Zealand to bat first.
Scotland bowler Safyan Sharif took 2 wickets for New Zealand in the 5th over of the innings. He dismissed opener Daryl Mitchell (13) lbw on the first ball. Mitchell took the review but did not get success. Then Williamson got out on the 5th ball of the same over and returned to the pavilion. Williamson was caught by Matt Cross behind the wicket. Williamson faced 4 balls and was dismissed without opening the account.
This happened with Williamson for the second time in 4 consecutive innings that he could not open the account in a T20 International match. Earlier, Williamson had to return without opening an account in the 5th T20 International match of the series played in Wellington in March this year against Australia. However, New Zealand won that match by 7 wickets. Earlier in the T20 World Cup, he scored an unbeaten 33 against India in Dubai and 25 against Pakistan in Sharjah.
Williamson has scored a total of 1863 runs in his T20 International career with the help of 13 half-centuries in 70 matches. His best score is 95 runs. Apart from this, he has also played 151 ODIs and 85 Tests. He has scored 7230 runs in Tests and 6173 runs in ODIs with the help of 13 centuries, 39 half-centuries.